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There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the ongoing trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, until May 13 for the defence to cross-examine the 20th prosecution witness, Mr Chris Odofin.
Justice E.O. Abang of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Monday, admitted more documents in evidence in the case of diversion of state fund and money laundering brought against the ex-governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.
Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako has promised to resuscitate the Special Assistance and Local Apprenticeship Scheme (LAS) programmes initiated by his father, for job creation in Adamawa state.
Alhaji Yahaya Hammanjulde, the Adamawa Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), said the party had confirmed its grassroots support and certain of victory in 2019 general elections in the state.
Former Governor Murtala Nyako, has begun the political tour of Adamawa state, where he urged electorates, to vote for credible candidates into elective position, come 2019 general polls.
Admiral Murtala Nyako, the former Chief of Naval Staff and past Deputy Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, and one-time Governor of Adamawa State, has dropped a bombshell to the All Progressive Congress (APC), saying the party would suffer defeat in many states because of injustice, impunity and the growing number of aggrieved people.
A detective with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adekunle Odofin, on November 29, 2018, told a Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, how a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, allegedly laundered over N1.8billion belonging to the state, using a company co-owned with his son, Abdul-Aziz Nyako, a Senator.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has written to the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, requesting that all EFCC court cases being handled by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court Abuja, be reassigned to another judge in a bid to obtain fair judgement.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama Abuja, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 granted an application by a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, seeking the release of his travelling documents to enable him travel to Germany for medical check-up.
A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has insisted that all cases involving it and its acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, be transferred from Justice Binta Nyako, to any other judge.
Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.
Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.
The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.
The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.
It’s looking very obvious that Neymar will be heading back to Spain this summer, the question that remains is will he land with Real Madrid, or will he have a homecoming at Barcelona.
Trump has expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark — which is mostly covered in ice — asking advisors if it is possible for the US to acquire the territory, The Wall Street Journal said Thursday, citing people familiar with the discussions.
He appealed to the government to reconstruct the collapsed bridge with immediate effect to ease movement of people.
The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an “attempted act of terror”, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.
In a bid to stem the current tide of public display of nudity and immorality among youths in Nigeria, the National Council of Women Societies and the National Council for Arts and Culture have decided to embark on far-reaching youth sensitisation initiatives.